Government and politics

The White House is lit in blue to honor police officers killed in the line of duty on Monday, May 15, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 9:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 9:35 a.m. The Senate's top Republican says "we can do with a little less drama from the White House" so the GOP can focus on advancing the party's legislative...
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In this image made from a C-SPAN video, participants and members in the gallery stand as three judges for the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals enter the room in Seattle, Monday, May 15, 2017. The panel is hearing arguments over Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the travel ban, which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (CSPAN via AP, Pool)
May 16, 2017 - 8:19 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That's the question before two federal appellate courts that have now heard arguments over Trump's revised travel ban and are being...
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In this image made from a C-SPAN video, participants and members in the gallery stand as three judges for the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals enter the room in Seattle, Monday, May 15, 2017. The panel is hearing arguments over Hawaii's lawsuit challenging the travel ban, which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. (CSPAN via AP, Pool)
May 16, 2017 - 8:19 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Does federal law give President Donald Trump broad legal authority to freeze immigration by refugees and citizens of some predominantly Muslim nations? That's the question before two federal appellate courts that have now heard arguments over Trump's revised travel ban and are being...
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This handout photo released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shows President Donald Trump meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The Washington Post is reporting that Trump revealed highly classified information about Islamic State militants to Russian officials during a meeting at the White House last week. The newspaper cites current and former U.S. officials who say Trump jeopardized a critical source of intelligence on IS in his conversations with the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador to the U.S. They say Trump offered details about an IS terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft.(Russian Foreign Ministry via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 7:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended revealing information to Russian officials, saying in a pair of tweets Tuesday that he shared "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline flight safety" and had "the absolute right" to do so. Trump was responding to reports Monday that he revealed...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch the Labour Party's General Election manifesto in Bradford, England, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The British electorate go to the polls on June 8, in a general election. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party is appealing to voters with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost public spending, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says it is a "radical and responsible" program...
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Britain's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks at the launch the Labour Party's General Election manifesto in Bradford, England, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The British electorate go to the polls on June 8, in a general election. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 16, 2017 - 6:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's main opposition Labour Party is appealing to voters with promises to increase the minimum wage, boost public spending, nationalize key industries — and pay for it all by raising taxes on high earners. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says it is a "radical and responsible" program...
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Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks about the mass destruction offensive malware, Monday, May 15, 2017, during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser has a message to those blaming U.S. intelligence agencies for the cyberattack encircling the globe: Don't point a finger at the National Security Agency. Blame the hackers. Since Friday, malware has infected an estimated 300,000...
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International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann, left, and new French President Emmanuel Macron make a singe representing the logo of Paris 2024 bid as they pose during a group photo at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, May 16, 2017. France's new President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
PARIS (AP) — France's new president is pushing Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and building a government with a fresh face — lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out Macron's plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. In his second full day in office, Emmanuel Macron...
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International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chair Patrick Baumann, left, and new French President Emmanuel Macron make a singe representing the logo of Paris 2024 bid as they pose during a group photo at the Elysee palace in Paris, France, May 16, 2017. France's new President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the International Olympic Committee to try to boost Paris' bid to beat out Los Angeles in the heated race for the 2024 Games. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 16, 2017 - 6:48 am
PARIS (AP) — France's new president is pushing Paris' bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday and building a government with a fresh face — lean, half-female and tasked with carrying out Macron's plans to rethink labor laws and overhaul politics. In his second full day in office, Emmanuel Macron...
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In this photo dated Friday, May 12, 2017, Adel Dridi poses with his mother, Dalila Dridi, while recovering from his burns at his parents' house in Tebourba, near the Tunisian capital, Tunis. Adel Dridi's head is covered in burns, his voice subdued, as he describes setting himself on fire after police barred him from selling strawberries on the side of a Tunisian road. The desperate act by the main breadwinner for a family of six has become the latest symbol of struggling Tunisians' anger at corruption and joblessness. (AP Photo/Mehdi El Arem)
May 16, 2017 - 5:53 am
TEBOURBA, Tunisia (AP) — Adel Dridi's head is covered in bandages, his voice subdued, as he describes setting himself on fire after police barred him from selling strawberries on the side of a Tunisian road. The desperate act has become the latest symbol of struggling Tunisians' anger at corruption...
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